Auction 124, Lot 611

"De Beyde Koningryken Juda en Israel…", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1750 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.75 x 14.75 inches
47.6 x 37.5 cm

This is a nice Biblical map of the kingdoms of Judea and Israel as they were during the reign of King Solomon. The map extends to include a large part of the Arabian desert as well. Putti hold up the title cartouche and another adorns the distance scale. A large vignette depicts one of the battles of Solomon. Engraved by Jan van Jagen.

References: Laor #72; Poortman & Augusteijn #183.

Condition: B+

Nice impression on a sheet issued folding, now flattened. Brown paper tape hinge remnants on verso and a few minor marginal chips.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/7/2008